A few people have lined up new films, or are getting their hoped-for projects closer to rolling. After the break,

  • Jordan Scott takes over Gucci from her father,
  • Nicholas Jarecki moves from Arbitrage to Fuel,
  • and the Woman in Black sequel gets a director.

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IFC Buys Cracks, Debut Film From Jordan Scott

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We’ve featured some images and the trailer for Cracks, the debut feature from Jordan Scott, daughter of some small-time director named Sir Ridley. You may have heard of him. Chances are in the next couple years you’ll hear a lot more about her, and not just as the daughter of a famous guy. IFC is going to help that process along; the company has picked up Cracks for distribution in the US. Read More »

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Jordan Scott’s debut film is an adpatation of Sheila Kohler’s novel Cracks, adapted by the director and Brit TV stalwarts Ben Court and Caroline Ip. It stars Eva Green as teacher in an all-girls school in 1930s who gets drawn into an inappropriate relationship.

After the break, a series of stills, the official synopsis, the poster and the first trailer. You’ll see that, if nothing else, Scott and cinematographer John Mathieson have created a good looking movie. The word I picked up from the film’s London Film Festival premiere on Sunday, however, was that that Cracks is more than just a pretty trinket. Fingers crossed that wasn’t just festival fever speaking.

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